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Marin Independent Journal
Friday, November 17, 1995
Section B, page 2
John “Jack” Wiebers gave a great deal of his time to the Novato Elks Lodge. In 1989 he was Elk of the Year.
“He especially enjoyed working with youth,” said his wife, Barbara Wiebers of Novato.
Mr. Wiebers died Nov. 15 at 69.
Visitation will be today at Keaton’s Redwood Chapel in Novato from 3 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Valley Memorial Park Chapel in Novato.
He was born in Colorado and came to California while serving in the Navy during World War II.
Mr. Wiebers retired as vice president of State Compensation Insurance Fund after 36 years.
Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Benjamin Wiebers of San Francisco, two daughters, Susan and Deboran Wiebers, both of Novato, two brothers, Don Wiebers of San Diego and Hal Wiebers of Colorado; a sister, Suzy Watkins of Colorado; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 15685, San Rafael 94915.
Paid Death Notice
WIEBERS – John “Jack” Wiebers of Novato, Nov. 15, 1995, age 69 years. Loving husband of Barbara Wiebers of Novato, beloved father of Benjamin Wiebers of San Francisco and Susan and Deborah Wiebers, both of Novato; brother to Don Wiebers of San Diego and Hal Wiebers and Suzy Watkins, both of Colo; grandfather to James, Gina, Maria, Hannah and Jacob; great grandfather of Jackson and Logan Wiebers. Mr. Wiebers, a 26-year resident of Novato was born in Sheridan Lake, Colo., and moved to Novato in 1969 from Sacramento, Calif. He was a 36-year employee of the State Compensation Insurance Fund, retiring as Vice President. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Jack was active with the Novato Elks Lodge for 10 years and was Elk of the Year in 1989.
Visitation will be at Keaton’s Redwood Chapel in Novato from 3-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17. funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. at Valley Memorial Park Chapel in Novato. Memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 151685, San Rafael, CA 94915.
CADI: John Roy Wiebers, born May 29, 1926 Colorado; died Marin County Nov. 15, 1995; mother’s maiden name, Christian.
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